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Laurier’s Land We Are event will delve into local Indigenous history and the purpose of land acknowledgments

Oct. 15, 2018 Waterloo – On Nov. 7, Wilfrid Laurier University will host the Land We Are, a gathering to explore the meaning and purpose of land acknowledgments and share the histories of the Attawandaron, Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples within Waterloo Region. The event, sponsored by Laurier’s Office of Indigenous Initiatives, the Library and the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201811 Views

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Grassy Narrows Drafts Land Designation – 89.5 The Lake FM

October 11, 2018 The Grassy Narrows First Nation is an industry-free zone. That’s the intent of a land declaration signed by the chief and band council this week. The declaration basically bans all forest activity in the traditional land-use territory, including logging. Chief Rudy Turtle states that industrial logging makes their on-going mercury crisis worse. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 20185 Views

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Declaring sovereignty over land, Grassy Narrows FN leaders ban clear-cut logging – Thestar.com

Oct. 10, 2018 Industrial loggers are banned from clear-cutting the boreal forest near Grassy Narrows, leaders of the First Nation have declared in a land sovereignty claim meant to help the community recover from decades of pollution. There is currently no ongoing industrial logging in the part of the Whiskey Jack Forest that sits in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 20186 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands in Solidarity and Support for Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek Aaki Declaration – the Grassy Narrows First Nation Land Declaration

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands in Solidarity and Support for Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek Aaki Declaration – the Grassy Narrows First Nation Land Declaration October 10, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stated today that he fully supports the Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek Aaki Declaration – the Grassy Narrows First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201810 Views

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Grassy Narrows Land Declaration Bans All Industrial Logging

Today Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) declared its territory to be an Indigenous Sovereignty and Protected Area. The new “Grassy Narrows Land Declaration” bans all industrial logging in Grassy Narrows’ Territory and asserts that Grassy Narrows will make their own land use decisions. This historic Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek Aaki Declaration (Grassy Narrows First Nation Land Declaration) […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 20188 Views

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Thunder Bay city council grants land for Indigenous youth housing build – CBC

Officials say construction expected to start summer 2019. Sep 29, 2018 A First Nations housing organization says it’s secured a plot of land in Thunder Bay for a proposed building to provide homes for Indigenous youth. Thunder Bay city council has granted a property on Junot Avenue to Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services. The land was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 201811 Views

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Two First Nations Claim Overlapping Rights – Bayshore Broadcasting News

September 28, 2018 Two Indigenous groups are claiming overlapping rights to territory. Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) and Historic Saugeen Métis (HSM) are at odds because of an exchange of wampum that occurred in 1818 when a French fur trader named Pierre Piché (Pee-shay) was awarded strings of wampum by a member of SON. Strings of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20184 Views

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Canada, Ontario and Williams Treaties First Nations reach negotiated settlement agreement for Alderville Litigation

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada September 13, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, Province of Ontario, Williams Treaties First Nations As we build a new future with First Nations, reconciliation requires that we acknowledge the wrongs of the past and work collaboratively with Indigenous people to take the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201814 Views

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Whitefish Bay Looking At Landfill Options – 89.5 The Lake FM

Sep 10, 2018 A local First Nation community is asking the town of Fort Frances for use of its landfill site. Whitefish Bay, near Sioux Narrows, is in the process of closing down its own landfill site but has no plans to develop a new one. It found hauling to Fort Frances was a better […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 201818 Views

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Aboriginal Lands – Reserve lands – Possession for occupation and use – Title and ownership – The Lawyer’s Daily

September 04, 2018 Appeal by member of the First Nation from the Deputy Minister’s decision rejecting his application for possession of the parcel of land on the reserve. The appellant’s mother was a member of the First Nation and resided for 35 years on a parcel of land on the reserve, which she said she […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201823 Views

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